Thursday, April 18, 2024

Pahela Baishakh Celebration in Dhaka

Ushering in 1418 Pahela Baishakh Celebration in Dhaka The nation welcomed ‘Pahela Baishakh’, the first day of the Bangla year 1418, on Thrusday amidst vibrant pageantry, leaving behind the gloom of the past and pledging to uphold the nation’s opulent cultural heritage. Tens of thousands of people from all walks of life, in traditional clothes, ... Read more

Pahela Baishakh celebrated

The nation celebrated the Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, on Thursday amid traditional fanfare and festivity leaving behind the gloom of past and pledging to uphold the nation’s heritage. Tens of thousands of people from all walks of life dressed in traditional clothes poured into the streets, parks and open spaces ... Read more

Pahela Baishakh: Symbol of the timeless

It is that time of year when the Bangalees celebrate their heritage and, through that celebration, assesses their place in the universal scheme of things. For the Bangalees, like millions of others across the globe, have a claim on history based on the cultural tradition their ancestors shaped for them, one that they renew annually ... Read more

Chaitra Sankranti, Pahela Baishakh in rural Bangladesh

Most communities in rural Bangladesh celebrate Chaitra Sankranti and Pahela Baishakh following the age-old traditions. The celebrations bring together people, irrespective of their creed and social differences. Usually rural people arrange weeklong programmes to celebrate the end of a year and the beginning of another. The preparations start a month before Chaitra Sankranti and

Pahela Baishakh today

Dhaka: The nation is all set to welcome Bangla year 1418, with festivities and gaiety, with the rising of the sun on Thursday, leaving behind all sorrow and despair. Thousands of men, women and children, in traditional colourful clothes, will throng Ramna Batamul and other prominent venues for new year celebrations in the capital and ... Read more

Robi Bangladesh Mela at Suhrawardy Udyan

One of the leading mobile operators in the country, Robi, marked the first anniversary of its re-branding. Robi, earlier known as AKTEL, arranged ‘Bangladesh Mela’ for the second time. Showcasing Bangladesh’s opulent culture and heritage, the daylong fair was held at Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka on March 28. Robi also arranged cultural programmes countrywide on ... Read more

History in Flashes

Light and sound show at Suhrawardy Udyan Starting from March 7, a three-daylong light and sound show, titled “Bangladesh-er Hridoy Hotey”, was held at Suhrawardy Udyan. The show was held to celebrate the ‘month of independence’. Our national flag was hoisted for the first time in this month [March 2] in 1971. Bangabandhu delivered his ... Read more

Underground museum likely to see light March 26

Decoration work is yet to start The underground liberation war museum at Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital city is likely to be officially inaugurated on the upcoming Independence Day, March 26. The museum will feature photographs, projection room and articles representing and reminiscing the period from 1948 to the Independence War of 1971